"Rick Ingrasci has a rich background is in psychiatry, holistic medicine, community development, and social entrepreneuring. He currently practices life coaching, mainly with leaders of non-profit organizations. He also has an informal online news service with a “bigmind” perspective. Rick co-founded Interface (Boston’s largest holistic education center), the American Holistic Medical Association, Physicians for Social Responsibility, and Hollyhock, where he has been convening an annual Hollyhock Summer Gathering since 1986. He co-authored the bestselling “Chop Wood, Carry Water: A Guide to Finding Spiritual Fulfillment in Everyday Life.”"